YHA Bellingham Exterior
Bed in a single gender shared dorm


Converted from a stone barn, YHA Bellingham offers a high standard of accommodation. The hostel provides a fantastic base at the gateway to the Northumberland National Park, whilst The Pennine Way and cycle routes run right past. 

You can also sample watersports on nearby Kielder Water, making this the ideal spot for an active getaway!

Why guests love YHA Bellingham

  • Great for activity breaks
  • Exclusive Hire available
  • Library/Quiet room

Accommodation at YHA Bellingham

The bunkhouse

This hostel accommodation has 15 beds. YHA Bellingham has been converted from a stone barn and offers comfortable accommodation for your Northumberland break.

There is a living room with free Wi-Fi and an iPod docking station. There are comfortable leather sofas and the bunkhouse is heated by central heating and a wood burning stove (all wood provided). As YHA Bellingham is self-catering only, the kitchen is fully equipped with fridges, freezer and range electric cooker and hob. Stay cosy with luxurious underfloor heating in the kitchen and shower and toilet areas. The bunkhouse is 200 metres with the centre of the village where there is a coop food store, pubs and tea rooms. There is a separate drying room and secure bike store.



  • Cot available
  • Cycle store
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden / grounds


  • Drying room


  • Library/Quiet room

Accommodation options

  • Camping and Cabins

Food & drink

  • BBQ area
  • Dining room
  • Self-catering kitchen (currently closed)

Transportation & parking

  • Parking

Other YHA products

  • YHA Exclusive Hire

Need to know

Reception times: 16.00 - 21.00

Check in: 16.00 - 21.00

Check out: 07.00 - 10.00

Open every day?: Yes

Pets: Assistance dogs are welcome.

YHA Bellingham - Access Statement

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YHA Bellingham

Map references

OS Map: 80

OS Grid Ref: NY843834

Lat/Lng: 55.143627, -2.252522

Contact information

Phone: 03452602534

Email: [email protected]

YHA Exclusive Hire

This hostel is occasionally made available for hire on an exclusive basis. This means that you can have the place to yourself and choose how many of your friends, family, club mates, etc., join you. We allocate availability for exclusive use in blocks, typically up to 90 days in the future. If you are looking for space to stay with us on a normal shared basis, and can’t see any availability three months or more into the future, then this hostel may be being held for Exclusive Hire. You can check availability for Exclusive Hire on our dedicated website.

Meet the team

Manager recommends: Kielder Water and Forest is a must for any outdoor enthusiast. But a real gem is Hareshaw Linn waterfall where the natural fauna and flora will take your breath away.

Cyclists and walkers welcome

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